Here's some background on In Rotation.
Whenever I used to sit down to lunch with Mlle L— back in the day, the first question was always, "What's on your CD player?" The answer didn't always have to be a brand new discovery or an "omg have u heard this?". As often as not, one of us had been revisiting something in the library and falling in love all over again. "Oh yeah," the other would say, "I haven't heard that in forever; I should listen to that again." And usually that would trigger something, and that would trigger something else, and next thing you know we're back at Tower Records poking around the bins.
Last week I ran into another friend in the lobby after an event, and she mentioned that the In Rotation column on the right was influencing her own listening from time to time. And suddenly I remembered these "What's on your CD player?" conversations with Mlle L—, and realized they were the subconscious reason I started these posts. So here's what was on my "CD player" a couple months ago, in case it's of interest.
Oh, and looking at the albums below reminds me: New Yorkers should hold March 6. Details to follow presently.
|Nathan Gunn: American Anthem||Rufus Wainwright: Release the Stars||Mariza: Fado Curvo||Cornelius: Sensuous||So Percussion: Drumming|
|Wiener RFO, Davies: Glass Symph 5||Meredith Monk: Dolmen Music||Andy Bey: American Song||Wilco: Sky Blue Sky||Wilco: Being There|
|Tom Zé: Com Defeito de Fabricação||Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian||Jean-Yves Thibaudet: Ravel, L'Œuvre Pour Piano Seul||Radu Lupu: Brahms, Opp. 79, 117–119||Wilco: A Ghost Is Born|
|Wilco: Kicking Television - Live in Chicago||M.I.A.: Arular||Astor Piazzolla: Tango: Zero Hour|